Pastor Elijah Thompson III is a native of Benton Harbor Michigan. He is a 1992 graduate of the Benton Harbor "Tigers" High School. He is the youngest of his siblings. He is a third Generation of the Church Of God In Christ Inc. In 1996 Pastor Thompson married the love of his life, Elect Lady Camile Thompson. From this union they share three (3) children: Andre (Krystal) Thompson, Jasmine Thompson, and Elijah Thompson IV. After accepting the call to ministry, he completed his Seminary Training in 1999. He and his family relocated to the City of Niles Michigan.

Pastor Thompson being lead of the Lord formulated a Bible Study in the heart of the City of Niles Michigan. The small gathering of people grew into FULL MINISTRY. He founded the Spiritual Vision Church Of God In Christ Inc. in 2004. Since then Pastor Thompson has given birth to Pastors, Ministers and Evangelists.